Colm Hayes

    Weekends, 7am


    Wednesday 19th August

    Driveby - Leon Bridges

    Stephen caught up with American gospel & soul singer Leon Bridges ahead of his gig in the Olympia Theatre on Friday 25th September.

    Driveby - Stephen's Pizzeria Prank

    Stephen Byrne loves a good prank! Here he is calling his local Pizzeria with a PizzA-B-C-D-E-F order...

    Driveby - Donald Trump

    We had Joe Harrington from on why J1 students are angry with Donald Trump. Also discussed his comments about Heidi Klum, Rosie O'Donnell & Megyn Kelly from Fox News.

    Tuesday 18th August

    Driveby - Taragh Loughrey Grant

    The lovely Taragh Loughrey Grant popped in to chat to Stephen about Superhero Movies

    Monday 17th August

    Driveby - Rudimental

    Rudimental played Belsonic over the weekend and Stephen caught up with them before their gig. Their new album 'We The Generation' is out on the 18th September

    Driveby - Blathnaid Treacy

    Blathnaid did a bit of research for us on Driveby. She looked into which celebrity children are on Twitter & the type of posting they do & the reaction from their followers. Interesting findings!

    Friday 14th August

    Driveby - Cara Delevingne

    Stephen caught up with Cara Delevingne about the movie Paper Towns

    Thursday 13th August

    Driveby - Rosemary McCabe on Emoji's

    Deputy Editor of Stellar Magazine was in studio with Stephen to discuss all things Emoji!

    Wednesday 12th August

    Driveby - Author John Green

    Stephen spoke to author John Green on the show, he is promoting Paper Towns, a second film adapted from his books. The first was The Fault in our stars.

    Thursday 6th August

    Driveby - Jen Ronan

    Blogger Jen Ronan was on Driveby with Stephen Byrne. One of her favourite hobbies is colouring in, she told us where to buy the best stationary & colouring books!

    Thursday 30th July

    Driveby - Jake Quickenden

    On Driveby with Chris & Ciara, we spoke to Jake Quickenden who was in X-Factor & I’m a Celebrity Get Me Out Of Here last year – He has a gig in the Academy on Sunday 9th August, tickets still available!

    Driveby - Galway Player

    On Driveby with Chris & Ciara - The Galway Player is at the Galway Races this week so he catches up with the lads with his tips to enjoy the races

    Tuesday 28th July

    Driveby with Chris & Ciara

    We spoke to Emily from The Staves who are performing at Electric Picnic this year and they are supporting Florence and the Machine in her upcoming tour.

    Monday 27th July

    Driveby with Chris & Ciara

    Chris & Ciara spoke to Dr Tasha Howe who Examined the lives of heavy metal groupies, musicians and fans. Turns out If you listened to Heavy metal, you’re probably happier than your peers!

    Tuesday 21st July

    Driveby - 3e Weatherman Deric Hartigan in Zoolander ?

    We spoke to Deric TV3/3e weatherman, William Shatner tweeted that he thinks Derik should be in the new Zoolander movie!

    Driveby - Aoife Beary's cousin, an update on her condition

    Eimear O’Doherty joined us in studio, she is a first cousin of Berkeley victim Aoife Beary, She had an update on Aoife's condition and details about this weekend's fundraiser for her rehab.

    Friday 17th July

    Driveby with Stephen Byrne - Hozier

    Stephen Byrne spoke to Hozier ahead of his performance at Longitude in Marley Park tonight and on his plans for the coming months

    Thursday 16th July

    Driveby - Hunting the Brave

    Hunting the Brave are an Indie, Pop Rock band they came in for a studio session, they performed their single 'Hero' and covered 'Freed From Desire' and we caught up with lead vocalist John Sadlier

    Wednesday 15th July

    Driveby - Comedian Nick Helm

    Nick Helm will be performing in next week's Vodafone Comedy Festival on Thursday 23rd & Friday 24th July

    Tuesday 14th July

    Driveby - Comedian Roisin Conaty

    Roisin popped into studio ahead of her performing at next weeks Vodafone Comedy Festival on Saturday 25th & Sunday 26th.

    Monday 13th July

    Driveby - Nicholas McDonald

    X-Factor 2013 finalist Nicholas McDonald popped in to us ahead of his gig in the Academy tomorrow night. You can get tickets on or at the door

    Driveby - Erin McGregor

    Conor McGregor's sister Erin took a call with us live from Vegas, The McGregor family are still celebrating Conor's win at the weekend and the reaction from fans has been incredible!

    Thursday 9th July

    Driveby - Lucy Kennedy

    Lucy Kennedy was on the show today about 7 O’clock Show, & the possibility of 'Living with Lucy' returning to our screens! We heard the rumour - turns out she was the one who started it !

    Wednesday 8th July

    Driveby - Big Brother's Marc O'Neill

    Marc popped into studio to have a chat with the lads about his time in the house, his views on the remaining house-mates, his reason for not wanting to wear pants, Polyamorous Jade & his plans now he's out of the house! He even sang for us !!!

    Tuesday 30th June

    Driveby - Amanda Brunker

    Amanda's audio book & audio play are number 2 & 3 in the French charts. Amanda joined the lads in studio for a catch up

    Monday 29th June

    Driveby - Erin McGregor

    Conor McGregor's sister Erin joined us in studio today, the family are heading off next week to support 'THE NOTORIOUS' in Vegas. Conor's not the only one who packs a punch, Erin is a former body-builder and a big fan of boxing. We're guessing no-one messed with the McGregor kids!!

    Wednesday 24th June

    Driveby - Big Brother's Jade Martina Lynch

    Jade from Big Brother came in to studio to chat with the lads about her eviction on Friday, and how she got on in the house.. Was it more than just a kiss under the covers with Brian???

    Tuesday 23rd June

    Driveby - Rosemary Mac Cabe

    Rosemary MacCabe Deputy editor of Stellar mag joined the lads in studio with her tips on how to gain Twitter followers!

    Thursday 18th June

    Driveby - Comedian Joe Lycett

    Joe Lycett popped into studio ahead of three night in The Laughter Lounge. For more info on his gigs go to:

    Tuesday 16th June

    Driveby - Dublin's first Hot Tub Cinema!

    Owner & organiser Matt Mantalvanos from CineBros was on to tempt the lads into going to Ireland's first hot tub cinema which is opening in August in Montague Lane, Dublin 2. For more info go to

    Monday 15th June

    Driveby - Derek Quinn MD of Movie Extras have their annual casting for extras this weekend in the Gresham Hotel. Derek was on to tell us more..

    Thursday 11th June

    Driveby - Paul Treyvaud

    Owner of Treyvauds Restaurant in Killarney. Presenter of Cooking with Treyvaud on IrishTV. Paul gave us some tips for the Barbie!! Most important - NEVER add salt to a marinade! Always bring meat to room temperature before you cook it. Don't cook on big flames and when most people think the BBQ has gone out, that's the time to cook on it!

    Tuesday 9th June

    Driveby - Sinead Kennedy

    Lots of backpackers heading off soon on their adventures, we asked seasoned backpacker Sinead Kennedy in to give us some of her tips and travel advice

    Monday 8th June

    Driveby - Chef Stuart O'Keefe

    LA based chef Stuart O'Keefe joined the lads in studio ahead of Taste of Dublin this weekend in Iveagh Gardens

    Thursday 4th June

    Driveby - Report from Tayto Park Rollercoaster launch

    Europe's largest wooden inverted rollercoaster opened today at Tayto Park in Co Meath, and Colm was one of the first passengers on it!

    Tuesday 2nd June

    Driveby - JJ McParland final of Britain's Got Talent

    The amazing Jessie Jane McParland was on Driveby today. She did so well on Britain's Got Talent at the weekend, and even gained a few famous fans!

    Thursday 28th May

    Driveby - Anna Walsh

    Anna Walsh from MVP bar on Clanbrassil Street won World class Irish bartender of the year 2015 & will represent Ireland in South Africa in September

    Wednesday 27th May

    Driveby - Louis Walsh

    Louis Walsh had lots of news for us on Driveby today! He introduced Hometown to the UK Market yesterday, they will be releasing their single 'Where I belong' in July. He confirmed he will not be returning to X-Factor this year, he cleared up some rumours about the Cheryl feud, & we got his thoughts on this year's Eurovision!

    Tuesday 26th May

    Driveby - Deirdre O'Kane

    Irish Life has partnered with ‘Moone Boy’ mammy and ‘Noble’ actress, Deirdre O’Kane to celebrate the value of the Irish mammy, and to remind Mums that the best way to protect their family is by protecting themselves, as just over half a million Irish families don’t have life insurance cover in Ireland.

    Driveby - Paul McGrath

    Paul has some fond memories of Bill O'Herlihy over the years. He also thinks John Giles, Eamon Dunphy and Liam Brady are the best pundits on TV, and he reminisces about playing in the Green Jersey

    Monday 25th May

    Driveby - Stephanie Roche

    An emotional & honest interview with footballer Stephanie Roche. She spoke about her encounters with the late Bill O'Herlihy, and her disappointment at Houston Dash's decision to release her from her contract.

    Driveby - Jessie Jane McParland

    Colm & Al just spoke to Britain's Got Talent SEMI-FINALIST, the wonderful Jessie Jane McParland! Make sure you get behind her this week and vote for Ireland's Golden Dragon !!!!

    Thursday 21st May

    Driveby - Wyvern Lingo

    Studio session with Wyvern Lingo who are supporting Hozier on current UK tour For more info go to:

    Driveby - Simon Lamont

    Simon Lamont AKA The Lazy Chef was in with some culinary delights! Check them out at Bloom 2015 Phoenix Park, Dublin May 28th – June 1st

    Wednesday 20th May

    Driveby - Angela Scanlon

    Angela Scanlon on Eurovision show 'The Good, The Bad and The Mad', working on The Voice UK & filming for RTE's 'Getaway's' In Miami...

    Tuesday 19th May

    Driveby - Jarlath Regan

    Comedian Jarlath Regan on Eurovision and his podcasts 'Irishman Abroad'

    Driveby - Rosie McMeel

    Rosie is just back from Cannes Film Festival, she gave us the inside scoop on the red carpet, told us about #ShoeGate and even managed to take a sneaky selfie!!

    Monday 18th May

    Driveby - Paddy 'The Hooligan' Holohan

    MMA Fighter Paddy ‘The Hooligan’ Holohan live in studio to give the bluffers guide to UFC!

    Friday 15th May

    Driveby - Fiona Flynn on Netflix

    Streaming is now mainstream in Ireland with two-thirds of all adults having viewed video-on-demand services within the last six months. There's roughly 200,000 subscribers in Ireland. Fiona Flynn, TV Editor in spoke to the lads about her top picks on Netflix.

    Wednesday 13th May

    Driveby - Caroline Morahan

    We had Caroline Morahan in studio, it's just been announced she will present the IFTA’s

    Tuesday 12th May

    Driveby - Rea Garvey

    We had Raymond Garvey on the show, he is an Irish musician & Songwriter based in Germany. He is also one of the four coaches on the German version of The Voice.

    Monday 11th May

    Driveby - Patrick Donoghue

    Winner of The Voice Patrick Donoghue also joined us in IKEA

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